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# Introducing the Ratio Symbol Lesson

This Year 6 Introducing the Ratio Symbol lesson covers the prior learning of using ratio language, before moving onto the main skill of using a colon as the notation for ratio.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objective
Mathematics Year 6: (6R1) Solve problems involving the relative sizes of two quantities where missing values can be found by using integer multiplication and division facts

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### 2 Teaching Support

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#### Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of using ratio language, before moving onto the main skill of introducing the ratio symbol. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

PowerPoint from the old Resource Pack

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#### Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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#### Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

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#### Video Tutorial

In this Introducing the Ratio Symbol Video Tutorial, Ivan discusses the use of the ratio symbol to show the relationship between two or more amounts or values. He also discusses how the ratio symbol can replace 'for every... there are...' sentences. Ivan gives different examples of using ratio, and asks pupils questions throughout the video.

### 1 Prior Learning

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#### Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of using ratio language, before moving onto the main skill of using a colon as the notation for ratio.

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#### Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Using Ratio Language Game checks pupils' understanding of using ratio language to compare two or more quantities.

### 2 Varied Fluency

Varied Fluency from the old Resource Pack

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#### Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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#### Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Introducing the Ratio Symbol Game checks pupils' understanding of using the colon notation to represent ratio.

### 2 Reasoning & Problem Solving

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#### Worksheet

This introducing the ratio symbol extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the introducing the ratio symbol lesson.

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#### Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of introducing the ratio symbol.

Reasoning and Problem Solving from the old Resource Pack

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#### Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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#### Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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#### Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Introducing the Ratio Symbol Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' ability to use the ratio symbol within a problem solving context.

### 2 Homework

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#### Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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#### Consolidation Pack

This resource is aimed at Year 6 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Spring Block 6 Ratio.

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#### Home Learning Pack

This Spring week 11 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets